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Choerades Gilvus? -> Choerades marginata
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Posted on 26-09-2017 21:38

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Is Choreades Gilvus correct, or is it something else?

From southern Sweden in july.

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Edited by maroo on 27-09-2017 08:33
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Posted on 26-09-2017 21:38

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Posted on 27-09-2017 01:02
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I think this is C. marginata, there are no true red spots on the tergites of the abdomen.


Field guide to the robber flies of the Netherlands and Belgium:
Mariastraat 12
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Posted on 27-09-2017 08:31

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Thanks Reinoud
C. marginata seems like a much better choice!

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23.09.21 15:29
All sorted.

16.09.21 22:24
Sorry put 5 new threads in Asilidae forum instead in Syrphidae forum, can pleas an admin move it to Syrph? THANKS, Norbert

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wing ventation is totally different

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Hi, what's the major difference between dolichopodidae and rhagionidae? Can someone help me? Thanks!

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thx TO eklans

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@Tony Irwin Thank you Tony! I've emailed you there Pfft

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Rob - can you PM me with an e-mail address, and I'll send it over.

02.06.21 13:16
Hello chaps! Does anyone have a copy of: Revision of the willow catkin flies, genus Egle Robineau-Desvoidy (Diptera: Anthomyiidae), in Europe and neighbouring areas ?? I'd be ever so grateful! Rob

31.05.21 14:31
The part that got deleted is "longer, dark median stripe on thorax"

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